Subject Description Form
|Subject Code |MM2053 | |Subject Title |Business Skills Development | |Credit Value |3 | |Level |2 | |Pre-requisite/ Co-requisite/ |Exclusion: MM2052 Personal Skills Development | |Exclusion | | |Role and Purposes |This subject contributes to the achievement of the BBA Outcomes by developing students’ verbal communication skills in | | |English (Outcome 1). It identifies and invokes mechanisms for the stimulation of creative thinking in the business | | |setting (Outcome 4). It also enables students to carry out and act upon self-appraisal and reflective thinking in a | | |variety of areas such as creativity, teamwork and learning to learn (Outcome 8). In addition, it helps students | | |conceptualize and act upon the group and individual dynamics that exist within organizations (Outcome 11). | |Subject Learning Outcomes |Upon completion of the subject, students will be able to: | | |Invoke methods for the stimulation of creative thinking (Outcome 4); | | |(re)-appraise their own approach to learning, and to propose actions for improvement, where necessary (Outcome 8); | | |appraise themselves in respect of oral presentations, teamwork, creative problem-solving and self-appraisal (Outcomes 1 &| | |11); | | |make more effective verbal presentations in English. | |Subject Synopsis / Indicative |Aims and Objectives (including Hong Kong employers’ expectations of business graduates). Student competencies identified| |Syllabus |by the Faculty of Business. Working in teams. Creativity. Problem solving and critical thinking. Work relations. | | |Goal setting. Continuous life-long learning. Meeting skills. Influencing others. Verbal communications. Oral | | |presentations. | | |The purpose of this subject is to develop students’ soft skills in business settings with particular emphasis on those | | |that are not naturally well developed in the more conventional course modules. The relative weighting given to the | | |different skills to be developed may vary as the content and teaching approaches are evaluated, and as the needs of Hong | | |Kong employers are better articulated....
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